The Lt. Julius Becton Jr. Scholarship will be presented to minority students in emergency management or homeland security related fields of study at the associates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral level of study. Acceptable fields of study include emergency management, homeland security, sociology, geography, geology, public health, public policy, environmental science, public administration, public policy, engineering, urban planning, or related fields. Eligible students will be awarded up to $5,000.00 towards tuition-related expenses for the academic year.Table of Content
The Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management (I-DIEM) is a global non-profit established to facilitate change by integrating into all aspects of emergency management. Our focus is on humanity and our vision support the empowerment of marginalized communities within all phases of the disaster management. Among our eight goals, emphasis is placed on promoting, supporting and disseminating research regarding diversity and inclusion in emergency management, increasing the number of women and people color within the emergency management profession, and diversifying participatio... read more
Qualified candidates should:
• Be a part-time (minimum 6 credit hours), or full-time student (9 or more credit hours)
• Be enrolled in an emergency management or homeland security-related field of study
• Have an overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher
• Display interest in improving disaster outcomes for underserved and/or marginalized populations
• Academic Transcript
• Two (2) Letters of Recommendation (1 Academic; 1 Personal)
• Video Prompt (1-minute)
Topic: What is your career goal in emergency management and how does this scholarship help you achieve your aspirations?
• Essay (Max 250 Words)
Topic: How do you plan on improving disaster outcomes for underserved and/or marginalized populations through your current or future work?
Eligible students must submit an online application including the following information through our Julius Becton Jr. Scholarship Program application portal by 11:59 pm EST on June 3, 2022.
For more details,visit I-DIEM website